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This attack is full of irony

PETER RUNDALL

How can a senator who demands all-out extraction from the forests launch such an attack? A man for profit and special interest points the finger. His target: a man who has shown unfailing courage fighting for our children’s inheritance. This attack is full of irony. Early-on, a court finds in favour of forest protection. An industry spokesman demands to ‘fix’ this. Another court finds the first finding irrelevant and nullifies without contradicting it. The man who called for protection finds himself owing a quarter of a million dollars. Then, people flock to his support, but the senator for logging isn’t content with the foiled attack on his quarry’s pocket. He assails the man’s character. Read more, comment here

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